Forex Trading Information

Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

You can start learning to trade by going through our free Forex course. You can also join a friendly community of traders at the Forex forum.

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  • Jerome from France writes about GAINSY:

    Recently I began trading on this platform, just two months. I was attracted by trading conditions and I decided to try starting from $ 500. Please note that the currency is not much, but there are most popular, which is in principle sufficient. In ge...

Forex Blog

Amazing US Macroeconomic Data Doesn't Prevent Rally of EUR/USD

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:38

EUR/USD rallied today despite a set of amazing macroeconomic indicators (with the exception of gross domestic product) that was released from the United States during the trading session. In fact, the currency pair surged after the surprise increases of the Richmond manufacturing index and the Conference Board consumer confidence. Market analysts explained the dollar's...

Sold to Another Broker?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:49

So many customer base transfers happened in the USA during the last few years — either through the normal merger & acquisition process or due to the exit sale. There should be quite a lot of Forex traders who have felt on their own account what is it like to be transferred...

EUR/USD Moves to Upside After Unimpressive US Data

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:50

EUR/USD rallied today, boosted by poor economic data released from the United States during the trading session. Pending home sales fell unexpectedly, and core durable goods orders dropped as well (even though the headline figure actually increased). Meanwhile, concerns caused by the French presidential elections eased as polls showed...

Forex News

NZD Flat vs. USD, Lower vs. EUR & JPY amid Unfavorable Fundamentals

NZD Flat vs. USD, Lower vs. EUR & JPY amid Unfavorable Fundamentals

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:26

The New Zealand dollar was almost flat against its US counterpart but fell against such currencies as the euro and the Japanese yen amid underwhelming domestic macroeconomic data and the unfavorable general market sentiment.

Yen Goes Higher in Risk-Averse Environment

Yen Goes Higher in Risk-Averse Environment

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:58

The Japanese yen gained on its most-traded peer's during the Tuesday's trading session as the risk-averse trading environment made more desirable currencies associated with safety.

Euro Climbs as Polls Show Lead of Macron Over Le Pen in French Elections

Euro Climbs as Polls Show Lead of Macron Over Le Pen in French Elections

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:20

The euro climbed today after concerns about the outcome of the French presidential elections eased while economic data released from Europe during the trading session was decent enough to avoid hurting the currency.

Commodity Blog

Clashing Fundamentals Result in Sideways Trading for Crude Oil

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:47

Futures for crude oil were almost flat today as clashing fundamentals did not give incentive for prices to go one way or the other. On one hand,...

Gold Hovers Around 3-1/2 Month High Ahead of Donald Trump Speech

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:05

Gold futures are hovering around their highest levels since November 10 as markets brace for US President Donald Trump's speech to Congress...

Commodities Technical Analysis, February 27th — March 3rd

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 9:34

The technical analysis, that includes the indicators’ data and major pivot points for WTI Oil, Gold, Silver and Copper as traded on spot market as of February 26th, 2017:...

Forex Video Zone

Candlestick Types — Forex Training for Beginners

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:13

In previous lessons we talked about Moving Averages and some other technical indicators that can be used as building blocks for simple trading strategies. What do these indicators have in common? They are derived from calculations based upon historical prices. In this lesson, we are going to talk about price itself. The Japanse candlesticks that you see in your trading screen can act more...

Traders Reluctant to Sell Euro

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:21

On the last February day the foreign exchange market is calm. The most traded currency pair also demonstrates low volatility. The EUR/USD pair is trading in a narrow range between 1.0580 and 1.0600. While traders change the content of the their investment portfolios, the EUR/USD pair is barely moving ahead of Donald Trump's speech which he is going to deliver in the Congress. In particular, market participants are eager to learn the details of the upcoming...

British Pound Is Doomed

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:26

Today, investors switched their attention to the British pound. Experts forecast a further fall of the GBP/USD pair. During yesterday's trade, the pound fell about 140 pips against the US dollar amid rumors of a second referendum on Scotland's independence. Thus, the bulls stumbled upon the level of resistance at 1.25. Sellers will also try to break below the level of 1.2380. There are no macroeconomic factors that can restrain sales of British...